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Biologically-Inspired Energy Harvesting through Wireless Sensor Technologies

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The need for sustainable sources of energy has become more prevalent in an effort to conserve natural resources, as well as optimize the performance of wireless networks in daily life. Renewable sources of energy also help to cut costs while still providing a reliable power sources. Biologically-Inspired Energy Harvesting through Wireless Sensor Technologies highlights emerging research in the areas of sustainable energy management and transmission technologies. Featuring technological advancements in green technology, energy harvesting, sustainability, networking, and autonomic computing, as well as bio-inspired algorithms and solutions utilized in energy management, this publication is an essential reference source for researchers, academicians, and students interested in renewable or sustained energy in wireless networks.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Book Series
    1. Mission
    2. Coverage
  5. Editorial Advisory Board and List of Reviewers
    1. Editorial Advisory Board
  6. Foreword
  7. Preface
    1. ORGANIZATION OF THE BOOK
    2. SECTION 1: INTRODUCING BIOLOGICALLY-INSPIRED COMPUTING AND ITS PERSPECTIVES
    3. SECTION 2: PRESENTING ENERGY HARVESTING IN WSN AND ITS PERSPECTIVES
    4. SECTION 3: EXPLORING AND ILLUSTRATING THE CURRENT AND FUTURE TRENDS IN COMBINING BIOLOGICALLY-INSPIRED COMPUTING WITH ENERGY HARVESTING IN WSN AND ENERGY TRANSMISSION
  8. Acknowledgment
  9. Section 1: Introducing Biologically-Inspired Computing and Its Perspectives
    1. Chapter 1: Applications of Vibration-Based Energy Harvesting (VEH) Devices
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. ENERGY RESOURCES
      3. ENERGY SOURCES SUITABLE FOR SCAVENGING
      4. SOLAR ENERGY (PHOTOVOLTAICS-PV)
      5. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE PROSPECTS
      6. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
      7. REFERENCES
    2. Chapter 2: Biologically-Inspired Wireless Power Transmission System
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. WIRELESS POWER TRANSFER MECHANISMS
      5. BIO-INSPIRED ALGORITHMS FOR OPTIMIZATION
      6. SUMMARY AND CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. Key Terms AND Definitions
    3. Chapter 3: Energy Harvesting Methods for Internet of Things
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. NETWORK OF THINGS FOR IoT
      4. ENERGY HARVESTING TECHNIQUES
      5. ENERGY TRANSMISSION TECHNIQUES
      6. ENERGY HARVESTING APPLICATIONS
      7. DESIGN CHALLENGES AND GUIDELINES FOR FUTURE RESEARCH
      8. CONCLUSION
      9. REFERENCES
    4. Chapter 4: Analysis of Energy Loss in Superconducting Waveguides
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. SUPERCONDUCTORS
      5. SUPERCONDUCTING RECTANGULAR WAVEGUIDES
      6. RESULTS AND DISCUSSION
      7. SUMMARY
      8. REFERENCES
  10. Section 2: Presenting Energy Harvesting in WSN and Its Perspectives
    1. Chapter 5: Different Resources Consumption of Renewable Energy
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. RENEWABLE ENERGY AND CLIMATE CHANGE
      4. 3. RENEWABLE ENERGY RESOURCE TECHNOLOGIES
      5. CONCLUSION
      6. REFERENCES
    2. Chapter 6: Solar Powered Smart Street Light with Maintenance Service System
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. PROBLEM STATEMENT
      4. OBJECTIVES
      5. FUNCTIONAL REQUIREMENTS
      6. NON-FUNCTIONAL REQUIREMENTS
      7. LITERATURE REVIEW
      8. DESIGN METHODOLOGY
      9. OVERALL HARDWARE CONTROLLER DESIGN
      10. SMART STREET LAMP OUTLOOK DESIGN
      11. NETWORK STRUCTURE OF SMART STREET LIGHT SYSTEM
      12. SERVICE MAINTENANCE DESIGN
      13. BRIEF OF REMOTE METHOD INVOCATION
      14. RESULT
      15. PROGRAMMING OUTPUT
      16. DISCUSSION
      17. CONCLUSION
      18. REFERENCES
    3. Chapter 7: Harvesting Energy from Microbial Fuel Cells
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. MICROBIAL FUEL CELLS
      5. MAXIMUM POWER POINT TRACKING
      6. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      7. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      8. CONCLUSION
      9. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
      10. REFERENCES
      11. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    4. Chapter 8: Modelling Formalisms for Green Transportation Systems
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. CONTROLLED PETRI NETS
      4. 3 AN EXAMPLE OF CONTROLLED PRODUCTION FLOWS OPTIMIZATION
      5. 4 LLDS AND PNS COMPARISON CRITERIA
      6. 5 PETRI NET BASED CONTROLLERS
      7. 6 COMPARING LLDS AND PNS MODELS OF A RAILWAY SYSTEM
      8. 7 CONCLUSION
      9. REFERENCES
      10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    5. Chapter 9: On the Decision Criteria for “Greening” Information Systems
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. GREEN COMPUTING
      4. 3. CURRENT OPTIONS ON THE GREENING MENU
      5. 4. CHALLENGES OF THE GREENING APPROACH AND OPTIONS
      6. 5. MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS ORIENTED GREENING DECISION CRITERIA
      7. FUTURE TRENDS AND DIRECTIONS
      8. REFERENCES
    6. Chapter 10: A Biologically-Inspired Computational Solution for Protein Coding Regions Identification in Noisy DNA Sequences
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. RESULTS AND DISCUSSIONS
      4. CONCLUSION
      5. REFERENCES
    7. Chapter 11: Application of Self-Healing in Wireless Sensor Network
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. SURVEY ON SELF-HEALING WIRELESS SENSOR NETWORKS
      4. CONCLUSION
      5. REFERENCES
    8. Chapter 12: Green Energy in Data Centers
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. PROBLEM STATEMENT
      4. OBJECTIVES
      5. ANALYSIS AND PROPOSED GREEN SOLUTIONS
      6. FUTURE WORK
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
      9. REFERENCES
  11. Section 3: Exploring and Illustrating the Current and Future Trends in Combining Biologically-Inspired Computing with Energy Harvesting in WSN and Energy Transmission
    1. Chapter 13: Energy Harvesting Models and Techniques
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. HOW ENERGY HARVESTING WORKS
      4. CONCLUSION
      5. REFERENCES
    2. Chapter 14: Exploring Current Trends of Energy Harvesting
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. ENERGY HARVESTING ARCHITECTURES
      4. SOURCES OF ENERGY HARVESTING
      5. PREVIOUS WORK USING PIEZOELECTRIC CRYSTAL
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
  12. Compilation of References
  13. About the Contributors